Page Day FAQs
- What is Page Day?
- Page Day is an interactive, educational experience that allows high school students to witness state government in action.
- What kind of activities take place during Page Day?
- Students will tour Indiana's historical Statehouse, learn about their state's government and pass legislation of their own during a mock bill activity.
- What about missing school?
- Indiana law allows Hoosier students to serve as a House or Senate page one day per legislative session and receive an excused absence from school. The Senate will provide the necessary documentation.What should pages wear?
- Ladies: Suggested options include skirts or dresses (no shorter than fingertip length), dress slacks, blouse, or sweater. If you wear leggings you must wear a fingertip-length top. Wear comfortable, yet appropriate, shoes.
Gentlemen: Suggested options include a suit or dress slacks with belt, a collared shirt, sweater or sport coat with collared shirt. Ties are recommended but optional. Wear comfortable, yet appropriate, shoes.
- What NOT to wear?
- Ladies: Jeans, halter/tank tops/sleeveless tops, low cut/midriff-showing tops, mini-skirts/dresses, T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, or flip flops. Gentlemen: Jeans, T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, or flip flops.
- How does check-in, check-out work?
- Pages should plan to arrive at the House or Senate page office by 8:30 a.m., for registration and orientation. Pages will be dismissed at 3:30 p.m. At the end of day check-out parents should wait outside of the page office until students are released.
- Lunch will be provided for students by Indiana Electric Cooperatives.
- Will I get a picture with my legislator?
- We will work with Senate staff and do our best to make sure students receive a photo with their legislator. Pictures taken by the Senate photographer will be mailed to students and will be available to view on IndianaSenatePage.com.